The University of Exeter has been granted its 24th award for Innovation to Commercialisation of University Research (ICURe). The awards are made to teams led by Early Career Researchers to support the transition of commercially promising ideas and innovation out of labs and into the marketplace where they will secure the greatest impact.
The impact of the Covid-19 lockdown measures has caused severe disruption to many familiar aspects of everyday life. Much of the live entertainment industry has been on pause for more than three months following Government advice to challenge the spread of the virus. As lockdown measures gradually ease, Exeter business, Luminous are preparing to help businesses embark on a new era of event management.
Following the launch of the Covid-19 Startup Support Fund last month, the Exeter Student Startups team have now awarded grants to 10 graduate startups, allowing them to innovate their business models in response to Covid-19.
Back-to-back careers fairs are being launched to give young people across the South West of England the chance to talk with employers and get vital careers advice at a critical time.
Emtec, a member of the SETsquared Exeter Business Foundations Programme, has been awarded a development grant from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency. The grant, part of the Business-led innovation in response to global disruption challenge, was awarded to help Emtec’s de-centralised contact tracking project.